Selected Publications

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Below you will find many of our conference papers, presentations, and pre-print editions of journal articles. Some of these are now available for download or may be made available upon request. Use the tabs to filter and see publications that are directly related to one of our commercial products. The “other” tab includes publications related to research that may lead to future products or that is applicable to multiple products.

A Field-Deployable Wireless Data Acquisition System for Ground-Test Arrays – AIAA Jun 2023

Calibrated, MHz-Bandwidth, Dynamic Pressure Sensors for Quantitative Measurements in High-Speed Flows – AIAA Jun 2023

A Flush-Mount, IEPE MEMS Piezoelectric Microphone for Aeroacoustic Applications – AIAA Aug 2021

Temperature Sensitivity Reduction of a Capacitive Wall Shear Stress Sensor System for Low-Speed Wind Tunnels – AIAA Jan 2021

A Flush-Mounted Dual-Axis Wall Shear Stress Sensor – Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems Jul 2020

A Novel, High-Frequency, Reciprocal Calibration Method for Dynamic Pressure Sensors Used in High-Speed Flows – AIAA Jan 2020

Conditional averages of large scale motions through synchronous PIV and surface shear stress measurements – Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry Jul 2019

Characterization of a Fully-Differential, Dual-Axis, Capacitive Wall Shear Stress Sensor System for Low-Speed Wind Tunnels – AIAA Jun 2019

Development of a Two-Dimensional Wall Shear Stress Sensor for Wind Tunnel Applications – AIAA Jan 2019

Development of a Differential Optical Wall Shear Stress Sensor for High-Temperature Applications – AIAA Jan 2019

A High-Temperature Optical Sapphire Pressure Sensor For Harsh Environments – AIAA Jan 2019

Characteristics of turbulent boundary layer large scale motions using direct fluctuating wall shear stress measurements – Physical Review Fluids Nov 2018

Capacitive Vector Skin Friction Measurement Systems for Complex Flow Fields – SBIR Phase 1

Characterization of a Fully-Differential Capacitive Wall Shear Stress Sensor for Low-Speed Wind Tunnels – AIAA Jan 2018

A Passive Wireless Microelectromechanical Pressure Sensor for Harsh Environments – Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems Jan 2018

Convection of wall shear stress events in a turbulent boundary layer – APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Nov 2017

A System for Vector Measurement of Aerodynamic Wall Shear Stress – Transducers Conference Jun 2017

The electromechanical behavior of piezoelectric thin film composite diaphragms possessing in-plane stresses – Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering Mar 2017

Characterization of a Hydraulically Smooth Wall Shear Stress Sensor for Low-Speed Wind Tunnel Applications – AIAA Jan 2017

Fabrication and Characterization of a Flush-Mount MEMS Piezoelectric Dynamic Pressure Sensor and Associated Package for Aircraft Fuselage Arrays – AIAA Jan 2017

MEMS-based acoustic sensors for fluid mechanics and aeroacoustics – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Jan 2017

An instrumentation grade wall shear stress sensing system – IEEE Nov 2016

Development of a Hydraulically Smooth Wall Shear Stress Sensor Utilizing Through Silcon Vias – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2016

Phase relationships between velocity, wall pressure, and wall shear stress in a forced turbulent boundary layer – AIAA Jun 2016

A Flush-Mount Sensor Package for a MEMS Piezoelectric Microphone with Through-Silicon-Vias for Aircraft Fuselage Arrays – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2016

Miniaturized Dynamic Pressure Sensor Arrays with Sub-Millimeter (mm) Spacing for Cross-Flow Transition Measurements – SBIR Phase 2

Characterization of a sapphire optical wall shear stress sensor for high-temperature applications – AIAA Jan 2016

Development of a sapphire optical wall shear stress sensor for high-temperature applications – Transducers Conference Jun 2015

Characterization of an Optical Moire Wall Shear Stress Sensor for Harsh Environments – AIAA Jan 2015

A MEMS optical moiré shear stress sensor for harsh environment applications – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2014

A miniaturized optical package for wall shear stress measurements in harsh environments – SPIE Jun 2014

Development of a sapphire optical pressure sensor for high-temperature applications – SPIE Jun 2014

Characterization of Aeroacoustic, Silicon Micromachined Microphones for Aircraft Fuselage Arrays – AIAA Dec 2012

Effects of scaling and geometry on the performance of piezoelectric microphones – Sensors and Actuators A: Physical Jul 2012

Experimental verification of a capacitive shear stress sensor for low-speed wind tunnel applications – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2012

An AlN MEMS Piezoelectric Microphone for Aeroacoustic Applications – Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems Apr 2012

Composite Circular Plates with Residual Tensile Stress Undergoing Large Deflections – Journal of Applied Mechanics Mar 2012

Micromachined Aluminum Nitride Microphone Technology Development – AIAA Jan 2012

Microfabricated silicon-on-Pyrex passive wireless wall shear stress sensor – IEEE Oct 2011

A Microscale Differential Capacitive Direct Wall-Shear-Stress Sensor – Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems Jun 2011

Experimental Verification of a MEMS Based Skin Friction Sensor for Quantitative Wall Shear Stress Measurement – AIAA Jun 2011

An aeroacoustic microelectromechanical systems microphone phased array – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America May 2011

A Sapphire Based Fiber Optic Dynamic Pressure Sensor for Harsh Environments: Fabrication and Characterization – AIAA Jan 2011

Fabrication and characterization of a sapphire based fiber optic microphone for harsh environments – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Jan 2011

Shear Stress Measurements – Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering Dec 2010

A microelectromechanical systems-based piezoelectric microphone for aeroacoustic measurements – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Nov 2010

Passive Wireless Direct Shear Stress Measurement – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2010

An Aluminum Nitride Piezoelectric Microphone for Aeroacoustics Applications – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2010

Effect of dynamic pressure on direct shear stress sensor design – AIAA Jan 2010

Optical Miniaturization of a MEMS-Based Floating Element Shear Stress Sensor with Moiré Amplification – AIAA Jan 2010

A Metal-On-Silicon Differential Capacitive Shear Stress Sensor – Transducers Conference Jun 2009

Characterization of a MEMS-Based Floating Element Shear Stress Sensor – AIAA Jan 2009

Optimization of Clamped Circular Piezoelectric Composite Actuators – Sensors and Actuators A: Physical Sep 2008

A Laterally-Implanted Piezoresistive Skin Friction Sensor – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2008

Harmonic Balance Nonlinear Identification of a capacitive dual-backplate MEMS microphone – Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems Jun 2008

A Surface Micromachined Capacitive Microphone for Aeroacoustic Applications – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2008

Large Deflections of Clamped Composite Circular Plates with Initial In-Plane Tension – Society for Experimental Mechanics Feb 2008

A MEMS Shear Stress Sensor for Turbulence Measurements – AIAA Jan 2008

An Instrumentation Grade MEMS Condenser Microphone for Aeroacoustic Measurements – AIAA Jan 2008

Nonlinear Model and System Identification of a Capacitive Dual-Backplate MEMS Microphone – Journal of Sound and Vibration Jan 2008

Design, Modeling and Simulation of a Closed-Loop Controller for a Dual Backplate MEMS Capacitive Microphone – IEEE Oct 2007

Vibration of Post-Buckled Homogeneous Circular Plates – IEEE Oct 2007

The Nonlinear Behavior of a Post-Buckled Circular Plate – IEEE Oct 2007

Design of a MEMS Piezoresistive Microphone for use in Aeroacoustic Measurements – AIAA May 2007

Microfabrication of a wall shear stress sensor using side-implanted piezoresistive tethers – SPIE Apr 2007

Piezoresistive Microphone Design Pareto Optimization: Tradeoff between Sensitivity and Noise Floor – Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems Dec 2006

Design and Optimization of a MEMS Piezoresistive Microphone for use in Aeroacoustic Measurements – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Dec 2006

Noise Modeling and Characterization of Piezoresistive Transducers – ASME Nov 2006

An Analytical Electroacoustic Model of a Piezoelectric Composite Circular Plate – AIAA Oct 2006

Pull-In Instability and Shock Load Response of a MEMS Dual-Backplate Capacitive Microphone – Society of Engineering Science Aug 2006

A Micromachined Piezoelectric Microphone for Aeroacoustics Applications – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2006

Source of Excess Noise in Silicon Piezoresistive Microphones – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America May 2006

Modeling and optimization of a side-implanted piezoresistive shear stress sensor – SPIE Feb 2006

Development of a MEMS Dual Backplate Capacitive Microphone for Aeroacoustic Measurements – AIAA Jan 2006

Nonlinear System Identification of a MEMS Dual-Backplate Capacitive Microphone by Harmonic Balance Method – ASME Nov 2005

Dual-Backplate Capacitive Aeroacoustic Microphone – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Oct 2005

Nonlinear Identification of a Capacitive Dual-Backplate MEMS Microphone – ASME Sep 2005

Effect of Conjugate Heat Transfer on MEMS-Based Thermal Shear Stress Sensor – Numerical Heat Transfer Aug 2005

Dynamic calibration technique for thermal shear-stress sensors with mean flow – Experiments in Fluids Jul 2005

Design and Characterization of a Micromachined Piezoelectric Microphone – AIAA May 2005

Surface and Bulk Micromachined Dual Back-Plate Condenser Microphone – IEEE Jan 2005

Sources of Excess Noise in Silicon Piezoresistive Microphones – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Nov 2004

Optical Flow Sensor Using Geometric Moire Interferometry – SAE Jul 2004

MEMS Shear Stress Sensors: Promise and Progress – AIAA Jun 2004

A Wafer-Bonded, Floating Element Shear-Stress Sensor – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 2004

A Micromachined Geometric Moire Interferometric Floating-Element Shear Stress Sensor – AIAA Jan 2004

Design and Characterization of MEMS Optical Microphone for Aeroacoustic Measurement – AIAA Jan 2004

Mixed Convection Induced by MEMS-Based Thermal Shear Stress Sensors – Numerical Heat Transfer Jul 2003

A MEMS-Based Sound Intensity Probe – AIAA May 2003

Piezoresistive Microphone Design Pareto Optimization: Tradeoff Between Sensitivity and Noise Floor – AIAA Apr 2003

A directional acoustic array using silicon micromachined piezoresistive microphones – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Jan 2003

Analysis of a Composite Piezoelectric Circular Plate with Initial Stresses for MEMS – ASME Nov 2002

Modern Developments in Shear Stress Measurement – Progress in Aerospace Sciences Jul 2002

Characterization of a Silicon-Micromachined Thermal Shear-Stress Sensor – AIAA Apr 2002

Two-Port Electroacoustic Model of an Axisymmetric Piezoelectric Composite Plate – AIAA Jan 2002

MEMS-Based Acoustic Array Technology – AIAA Jan 2002

Technology Development for Directional Acoustic Arrays – Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Dec 2001

A Piezoresistive Microphone for Aeroacoustic Measurements – ASME Nov 2001

Dynamic Calibration of a Shear Stress Sensor using Stokes Layer Excitation – AIAA Jun 2001

Characterization of a Micromachined Thermal Shear Stress Sensor – AIAA Jan 2001

Scaling Relations for Piezoresistive Microphones – ASME Nov 2000

Modern Skin Friction Measurement Techniques: Description, Use, and What to Do with the Data – AIAA Jun 2000

Dynamic Calibration Technique for Thermal Shear Stress Sensors with Variable Mean Flow – AIAA Jun 2000

A MEMS Microphone for Aeroacoustics Measurements – AIAA Jan 1999

A Silicon Micromachined Microphone for Aeroacoustics Measurements – APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Nov 1998

A wafer-bonded, silicon-nitride membrane microphone with dielectrically-isolated, single-crystal silicon piezoresistors – Hilton Head Workshop Jun 1998

Large Deflections of Clamped Circular Plates Under Tension and Transitions to Membrane Behavior – Journal of Applied Mechanics Jun 1998

Dynamic Calibration of a Shear-Stress Sensor Using Stokes Layer Excitation – AIAA Jan 1998

Dynamic Calibration of a Shear-Stress Sensor by Acoustic Waves – APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Nov 1996